Samsung Galaxy S22 vs. iPhone 13: Which is the Best Flagship Smartphone

Design

The Cupertino high-tech giant offers one of the smallest fully-functioning smartphones, 5.4'’ iPhone 13 mini despite the fact that the iPhone 12 mini was poorly sold. Its competitor, on the other hand, offers three phone models with the largest S22 Ultra at 6.8'’, slightly bigger than the iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Performance

It’s no secret that Apple doesn’t have an edge when it comes to battery capacity. In fact, the newest Galaxy S series does not have a larger battery capacity than their predecessors, but they still outnumber the iPhone 13 models. The Galaxy S22 comes with a 3700mAh battery, the S22 Ultra 4500mAh, while the iPhone 13 features a 3227mAh battery and the iPhone 13 Pro Max 4352mAh. That said, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the S22 battery lasts longer, as battery capacity is not the only factor affecting battery life.

Camera

The camera has really become a thing on phone design in recent years. We see how companies are going all out to upgrade the camera on every new model they release. Today, we will not talk about MP, aperture, fps, and etc. Instead, let’s just look at the photos, shall we?

Display

If you have to pick one feature that’s missing on iPhone, what would it be? I would say Touch ID. It’s great to hear that Face ID with a mask is coming on the next update to iPhone, but Touch ID is still welcomed. Galaxy S22 Series have both.

Charging

The Galaxy S22+ and S22 Ultra support up to 45W wired charging and the entry-level model can handle 25W. The iPhone 13 Pro Max tops out at 27W and the other three models support about 20W. The charging speed varies from models, but to enjoy fast charging, you need to buy a compatible power adapter no matter which brand you choose.

Unique to Themselves

The S Pen is Samsung’s signature, and for the first time, they include a built-in stylus on the S series phone, S22 Ultra. The accessory allows you to take notes of anything you’re viewing on your screen and can do much more. That said, the stylus could be unnecessary for people who don’t intend to use handwritten notes or draw sketches.

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